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Signs of economic life bloom on the North Korea-China border — in photos
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Signs of economic life bloom on the North Korea-China border — in photos

Trucks and trains carry goods back and forth daily, but small-scale traders in China still appear to be struggling

Signs of economic life bloom on the North Korea-China border — in photos
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer December 12, 2023
Mao suits, Sinuiju shoes: The fashion choices of North Korean men — in photos
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Mao suits, Sinuiju shoes: The fashion choices of North Korean men — in photos

Men in DPRK cannot wear shorts or blue jeans or sport long hair, but some still find ways to display their individuality

Mao suits, Sinuiju shoes: The fashion choices of North Korean men — in photos
NK News
NK News November 9, 2023
Guiding lights: The North Koreans who chaperone foreign tourists — in photos
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Guiding lights: The North Koreans who chaperone foreign tourists — in photos

Guides are mandatory for all DPRK tours and provide most visitors with their only real interaction with North Koreans

Guiding lights: The North Koreans who chaperone foreign tourists — in photos
NK News
NK News October 24, 2023
The faces of North Korea: Photos that spotlight the individual in the crowd
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The faces of North Korea: Photos that spotlight the individual in the crowd

North Koreans disappear into the group at mass events, but their faces offer a window into their humanity

The faces of North Korea: Photos that spotlight the individual in the crowd
NK News
NK News October 4, 2023
Photos: US-ROK special forces carry out maritime infiltration drills
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Photos: US-ROK special forces carry out maritime infiltration drills

Training on South Korea’s east coast is part of ongoing summer exercises on defending against North Korean threats

Photos: US-ROK special forces carry out maritime infiltration drills
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 29, 2023
Photos: US-ROK forces rid city of North Korea-like enemy in urban warfare drill
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Photos: US-ROK forces rid city of North Korea-like enemy in urban warfare drill

Some 500 troops took part in training at fake city near DPRK border, though two allies’ soldiers operated independently

Photos: US-ROK forces rid city of North Korea-like enemy in urban warfare drill
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer August 24, 2023
Photos: Zooming in on North Korean activity at the Kaesong Industrial Complex
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Photos: Zooming in on North Korean activity at the Kaesong Industrial Complex

New posters, open windows and other signs of life point to factory operation at shuttered inter-Korean compound

Photos: Zooming in on North Korean activity at the Kaesong Industrial Complex
NK News
NK News August 11, 2023
Uniform uniformity: The outfits North Koreans don in daily life — in photos
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Uniform uniformity: The outfits North Koreans don in daily life — in photos

Everyone from laborers and soldiers to students must adhere to strict standards governing what they can wear

Uniform uniformity: The outfits North Koreans don in daily life — in photos
NK News
NK News August 2, 2023
From theme parks to climbing walls: Public space in North Korea — in photos
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From theme parks to climbing walls: Public space in North Korea — in photos

The state promotes facilities like waterparks and folk villages as social good, while seeking to secure loyalty of elite

From theme parks to climbing walls: Public space in North Korea — in photos
NK News
NK News July 18, 2023
From dirt fields to teenage medalists: North Korea’s love of sports — in photos
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From dirt fields to teenage medalists: North Korea’s love of sports — in photos

North Koreans compete everywhere from pitch to swimming pool, with its athletes even winning Olympic gold

From dirt fields to teenage medalists: North Korea’s love of sports — in photos
NK News
NK News June 23, 2023
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